Skin tags or acrochordons are some small, flesh-coloured skin growths that appear on the skin surface in different parts of your body, you see them on your eyelids, in your armpits, under your breast or upper chest or on your neck. Although these non-cancerous tumors of the skin do not pose any organic harm to the body, it's best to get them removed so as to avoid them from bursting that may happen due to constant friction with clothing, jewelry or even due to shaving. Some of the commonly practiced skin tag removal treatments are Cauterization (burning skin tags using electrolysis), Cryosurgery (freezing skin tags using a form of liquid nitrogen so that it falls off after 3-4 days), Ligation (tying off the skin tag with a suture so that if falls of after a 5-6 days) and Excision (removing the skin tag with a scalpel). Not all process is suitable for everybody. Depending upon the severity of your case, your cosmetologist will decide which procedure is best suited for you. Apart from these surgical procedures, you'll find numerous over-the-counter skin care removal products, which freezes the skin tag, and frozen tags eventually fall off after 7 to 10 days. But it is highly recommended that you seek professional advice before using any of those OTC products.
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